piroshki

plural noun
pi·​rosh·​ki | \ pi-ˈrōsh-kē , ˌpir-əsh-ˈkē \
variants: or pirozhki

Definition of piroshki

: small pastries with meat, cheese, or vegetable filling

First Known Use of piroshki

1887, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for piroshki

Russian pirozhki, plural of pirozhok, diminutive of pirog pastry

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